Sunday, September 11, 2011

SNAP (Food stamps) for disaster relief in NJ

ATTENTION: Emergency Food Providers and Advocates
Please inform your clients and partner agencies!!

People in NJ that suffered property loss and/or damage in Hurricane Irene may be eligible for Disaster SNAP/Food Stamps!!
Those not currently receiving food stamps can apply with eased requirements and documentations.
All those eligible for Disaster SNAP/Food Stamps must apply as soon as possible:
Passaic County can apply from 9/7-9/15
Bergen, Essex, Morris and Somerset can apply from 9/8-9/16
All other counties can apply from 9/12-9/20
People can apply at designated sites throughout the state. To find a site in your area and for more information, log onto
Please circulate to anyone who can utilize this benefit.

Note: Current recipients of NJ SNAP benefits will not automatically receive supplemental benefits. Affidavits will have to be completed by them and submitted to the county welfare agency by 9/22/11. The affidavit will be available after Monday on and As we identify other places where the affidavit may be obtained we will keep you informed.

Many thanks,
Shailja Mathur M.S., M.Ed., RD
Senior Project Administrator

NJ SNAP-Ed Support Network
New Jersey Agriculture Experiment Station-RCE

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Department of Nutritional Sciences
11 Suydam Street- Willets Hall (2nd floor)
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

1 comment:

  1. how do i contact someone once i fill out an affadavit to see if i am eligible?